Monthly Archives: April 2018

tutorial ~ making putz bases from greeting cards

In 2012, I wrote a tutorial for making Putz bases. Putz Base Tutorial At some point after that, I began making bases for my Putz houses and churches from greeting cards. It has become my trademark for the Putz houses and churches I sell on Etsy. This tutorial is an updated version of the first […]

three new putz houses listed to my etsy shop

I just listed three Putz houses to my Etsy shop. I drew the patterns for each of these houses myself, using vintage Putz houses as my inspiration. The first house is a lovely dark blue and brown Putz with light blue details. The picture on the base features a beautiful shade of blue with […]

spring has finally arrived

Spring is running about three weeks later than usual here. But things are looking up. It finally got warm enough that I ventured out into the garden to see what’s blooming. First the daffodils. So cheery! And they can take a freeze and keep on blooming. These are ‘Easter Bonnet.’ Mini daff called ‘Tete-a-Tete.’ The […]